Explore West Cork's coast and countryside while staying in the charming harbour town of Bantry. Take a boat trip to Garinish Island and visit Mizen Head, Ireland's southernmost point.
Visit Cork, Visit Mizen Head, Visit Beara Peninsula, Bantry Bay Boat Trip & Garnish Island, Visit Dungarvan.
The stylish Maritime Hotel is set on Bantry Bay amid the three rugged peninsulas of Mizen Head, Sheep's Head and Beara. A relaxing stay and a warm welcome await you at The Maritime Hotel in West Cork.
Catch the afternoon ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare, and stay overnight in Waterford.
Head down to Bantry visiting Cork on our route. Enjoy a 4 night stay at the Maritime Hotel in the centre of Bantry, perfectly placed for exploring the region's highlights.
Bantry is a popular fishing harbour renowned for its mussels and watched over by the Georgian splendour of Bantry House with its panoramic views of the bay. We take the pretty drive down to the coast, at Mizen Head - try to spot Fastnet Rock, known as 'Ireland's Teardrop'.
Today we see the gorgeous scenery of Beara Peninsula; it's steeped in myth and legend. From colourful Kenmare, the Ring of Beara coastal route passes traditional fishing villages round to Bantry Bay. We travel to Glengarriff to catch the ferry to Garnish Island where we can find its idyllic Italianate garden.
Discover more of Ireland's southern shores as you travel east via Youghal. We follow the Copper Coast route visiting Dungarvan for more superb ocean views.
Morning ferry to South Wales and complete your journey home.
|Hotel:||Dooley's Hotel, Waterford
The Maritime Hotel, Bantry
|Basis:||Dinner, Bed & Breakfast|
|Price:||£505 per person sharing|